Privacy

Bhavesh Studios believes privacy is an essential human liberty. We believe that you should always have the sufficient information to make informed choices, and maintain control over the data you choose to share.

Bhavesh Studio’s privacy policy describes the types of information that are collected and recorded by Bhavesh Studios, as well as how that information will be used and shared. By using our website, online services, and all other digital products produced by the studio, you are hereby consenting and agree to our privacy policy terms.

If you have questions or require additional information around your privacy and the information collected through our website, services, and digital products, please do not hesitate to connect with us using the contact button found in our website footer.

Information we collect

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point at which we ask you to provide your personal information.

If you choose to contact us directly through our contact button, we may receive additional information about you. For example, your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may decide to provide.

When you register for our membership services, including but not limited to Community Updates or Bhavesh Studios+, you may be asked to provide contact information, including items such as name, company name, home/ business address, email address, and telephone number. When becoming a paying member, Bhavesh Studios+ uses Stripe, an external e-commerce application to authorise credit card and direct debit processing. Stripe offers secure interaction with its servers to ensure your data remains safe. Your payment details for Bhavesh Studios+ will not be kept on our records, but processed through Stripe. Note that Bhavesh Studios has no access to or control over the information stored by Stripe.

We use the information we collect in a multitude of ways. Some of these include:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain the Bhavesh Studios website, online services, and digital products.
  • Improve, personalise, and expand on the experience provided by the Bhavesh Studios website, online services, and digital products.
  • Understand and analyse how you use the Bhavesh Studios website, online services, and digital products.
  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality.
  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the Bhavesh Studios website or online services, and for marketing and promotional purposes.
  • Send emails and community updates.
  • Find and prevent fraud.

Log Files

Bhavesh Studios follows a standard procedure of using log files when you visit our website or online services. All hosting companies engage in this practice as part of their hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include:

  • Internet protocol (IP) addresses.
  • Browser type.
  • Internet Service Provider (ISP).
  • Date and time stamp.
  • Referring/exit pages.
  • Potentially the number of clicks.

Log files are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analysing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like the majority of other websites, Bhavesh Studios uses ‘cookies’. Cookies are a small piece of data stored on the user's computer by their web browser. These may include the visitor’s preferences, and the pages on the website or online services that the visitor accessed or visited. Bhavesh Studios utilises this information to optimise the users’ experience by customising our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

You can voluntarily disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

For more general information on cookies, please read “What Are Cookies?” from Cookie Consent.

Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Bhavesh Studios, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs.

These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalise the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit. Note that Bhavesh Studios has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third-Party Privacy Policies

Our online privacy policy pertains only to Bhavesh Studios’s website and online services. It does not apply to other third-party advertisers or websites. Because of this, we strongly advise consulting the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

In 2018, the California State Legislature signed and passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to enhance privacy rights and consumer protection. Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

  • Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.
  • Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.
  • Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data not sell the consumer’s personal data.

Should you make a request, in accordance with your data protection rights, Bhavesh Studios has one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using our contact button found on the website footer.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

In 2018, the European Union (EU) enforced the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to enhance data protection and privacy for European citizens. We would like to make sure you are aware of data protection rights offered under these regulations. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access. You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
  • The right to rectification. You have the right to (a) request we correct any information you believe is inaccurate and (b) request we complete information that you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erase. As part of your rights, you may request Bhavesh Studios to erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing. You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

Should you make a request, in accordance with your data protection rights, Bhavesh Studios has one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using our contact button found on the website footer.

Children’s Information

Our highest priority is protecting children and young people. Because of this, we highly encourage parents and guardians to observe, guide, and monitor the online activity of those in their care. We also advise parents and guardians to peruse our website, online services, and digital products, and determine whether they are suitable for your young person.

Bhavesh Studios will not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, through our online services, or when engaging with our digital products, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately. You can do this using our contact button found on the website footer. We will undertake our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.